On the second day of Durga Puja, Hindus offer prayers to Maa Brahmacharini, the goddess who symbolizes practice of penance.
As Dasai festival sets in, it is time for the Navratri Puja to begin during which people offer prayers to Maa Durga for 9 days.
A teacher was arrested in Darjeeling on charges of sexual assault filed against the man by her the victim after 20 years.
The Darjeeling District & Sessions Court sentences one Padam Subba for double murder of a mother and her minor daughter.
Darjeeling boy Ashwin Kanan shares his journey from the Hills to the world of Bollywood with his debut in the movie “Happy Birthday”.
When looked at it from a sociological perspective, even a simple cup of tea helps build a web of social relationships, which eventually helps to understand a person, pattern the social relationships follow over a cup of tea and finally how a simple cup of tea contributes to the larger society.
The author take a look at the impact of Coronavirus lockdown in education and learning systems, specially in the Hilly regions and remote villages of India.
The village community shares a deep connection with the surrounding forests and the biodiversity it harbours. They have been documenting the natural history of the region for several years now. Some tourist guides from Latpanchar have called for the need to design and implement strict tourism guidelines to ensure minimal disturbance to wildlife and promote ethical tourism practices.
Tonight hill folks take out a procession, wherein people carry a fire torch with local medicinal herb पट पटे to ward off the animals and pests, while crying out loud “ढंग ढंग राति…. सक्रंती…. उपिय्याँ जा रुपियाँ आइज” thus wishing for hardship to end and for prosperity to begin.
An analysis of how India’s Northeastern states have successfully managed to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the region.